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Coach at Hotel El Tovar, Grand Canyon, Arizona, circa 1907-1915

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Alternate title:The start from El Tovar on a Grand Canyon drive, Arizona
Summary:Coaches prepare to depart from the Hotel El Tovar for a tour of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, circa 1907-1915. Caption reads: "El Tovar is located on the brink of the Grand Canyon, in the heart of the Coconino Forest, and 7,000 feet above the sea. The hotel is built of pine logs and stone in rustic style, and is from three to four stories high. The air is cool and invigorating and the drives along the rim give one the opportunity of seeing many beautiful views of the Canyon." Postmark date: April 19, 1915; Postcard number: 10961; Message included. Message reads: "Dear girlie / This is the kind I went to ride in yesterday and it makes a lovely trip. Care from Mama."
Provider:Detroit Publishing Co.
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Michigan
Place of origin – Settlement:Detroit
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :Grand Canyon National Park
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Arizona
Topical subjects: Hotel El Tovar
Carriages & coaches
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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